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Bulletin of Information 

Conservatory of Music 

Entered July I, 1905. at Findlay, 
Ohio, as Second Clasa Matter. 


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Findlay College Conservatory of Music 

HNDLAY .-• .,• OHIO 



Calendar, 1914-15 

First Term begins Monday, August 31, 1914, and ends Saturday, November 7, 1914. 
Second Term begins Monday, November 9, 1914 and ends Saturday. January 30, 1915. 
Third Term begins Monday, February 1, 1915, and ends Saturday, April 10, 1915. 
Fourth Term begins Monday, April 12, 191 5, and ends Saturday, June 19, 1915. 
Christmas Vacation from Saturday, December i9, 1914, to Monday, January 4, 1915. 

Findlay College Conservatory of Music 

.rCflERMANENTLY located in the College Building, situated in the beautiful and prosperous city of 
LW: Findlay, Ohio, offers excellent advantages for the student of music in all its different branches. 
It is accessible by way of the T.&O.C.C.H.&D., L.E.&W. and Big Four Railways; and there is also 
an hourly electric car service making connections with the Nickle Plate at Mortimer, B.&O. at Fostoria 
and North Baltimore, and the Pennsylvania lines at Lima. 

The music rooms are large, steam heated and furnished with first-class instruments and all nec- 
essary equipment, which together with a competent and painstaking Faculty make it a most desirable 
place to study. 

Students are surrounded by the best non-sectarian religious influence. Rooms can be secured 
in the Dormitory or Christian homes, aud the Conservatory aims to develope the student morally as 
well as musically. Findlay has many churches, and students are given their choice as to the church 
they attend. 



DHE CONSERVATORY, on account of the high 
class work done, has secured a place among 
the best Schools of Music in Northwestern 
Ohio. The Conservatory does not turn out graduates 
just for the mere sake of having graduates, but de- 
mands a very thorough and substantial preparation 
of its candidates, and consequently turns out scholars 
of quality, who stand the test and hold their place 
with those of any of the American Schools of Music. 
The Conservatory wishes to call the attention 
of th° musical public to the individual ability and 
eminence of the members cf the Faculty. Not only 
are they artists in concert work, but they are skilled 
an-i experienced teachers as well. 

Rev. WM. HARRIS GUYER, D.D., President 
GUY C LATCHAW, Ph.B., M.B., Director 

Principal of Voice Department, Teacher of Voice, Theory 
and History 

Mrs. J. J. JELLEY, M.M. 

Principal of Piano Department, Teacher of Piano 


Assistant in Piano 


Orchestral Director and Teacher of Violin, Viola, Cello, 

Bass Viol, Harp, Guitar, Mandolin, Cornet, 

and other Brass Instruments 

A. O. HAMILTON, Financial Secretary 

Hm? Rev. Wm. Harris Guyer, D.D. 

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Pro/. Gut/ C. Latchaw 

|T| ROF. LATCHAW, at an early age, began his 
[_■ musical training under the tutelage of Mrs. J. J. 
Jelly. He graduated in Piano from the Findlay 
College Conservatory in 1901, with the degree, Bach- 
elor of Music, under Prof. Reno B. Myers, now of 
Wichita, Kas.; from 1901 to 1905 was Assistant Piano 
Teacher in the Findlay College Conservatory ; also 
Director of the Conservatory of Music in the Central 
Mennonite College at Bluffton, Ohio ; graduated in 
1902 from the Collegiate Department of Findlay Col- 
lege with the degree of Bachelor of Philosophy. In 
the summer of 1903 was a student of Wm. H. Sher- 
wood. During these years Prof. Latchaw was mak- 
ing a special study of Voice, studying with such 
teachers as Dr. Carl Durft, of New York, and Mr. 
Karl Cochems, of Phoenix, Ariz., who is now touring 
Europe singing Grand Opera. In 1906 was elected 
Principal of the Voice Department at Findlay College 
and later was made Director of the Conservatory. 
In 1907 and 1908 took special work with Mr. Frank 
Croxton, of New York City, and in 1910 began work 
with Mr. H. B. Turpin, the renowned teacher and -ac- 

companist of Dayton, Ohio. Prof. Latchaw is a master in teaching; possesses a rich baritone voice, 
is enthusiastic, energetic, and so filled with his art that he inspires his pupils to produce the best 
there is in them. 

Mrs. J. J. Jelley 

RS. JELLEY, Principal of the Piano Department, is unsur- 
passed as a teacher of Piano, having studied with Mr. F. R. 
Webb, of Staunton, Va., Miss Amy Fay, of New York City, 
(a pupil of Liszt and Tausig), and Wm. H. Sherwood ; has had 
special work in the Cincinnati College of Music and in the Oberlin 
Conservatory under Chas. W. Morrison, Mrs. Maud T. Doolittle (a 
pupil of Madam Stepanoff of the Leschetizky school) and has also 
studied Pipe Organ with Dr. Geo. W. Andrews, of Oberlin. Mrs. 
Jelley occupied the position of Principal of the Piano Department 
in Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio, for a number of years ; in 
Findlay College during its earlier history, and in Wesleyan College, 
West Virginia, returning to the Findlay College Conservatory in 
1907. As a pianist, Mrs. Jelley has won great success in recital, 
and accompanying in recital for such artists as Ernest Gamble, Dr. 

Carl Martin, Luigi von Kunits, Sol Marcosson, Gwillym Miles, Genevra Johnstone Bishop, and other9. 
The late Wm. H. Sherwood said of her, "Mrs. Jelley has fine musical temperament, intelligent com- 
prehension of the music she plays and good execution." She is a teacher of unusual ability. Her 
graduating students show not only finish and correctness of technic, but also thorough musical found- 
ation. She has a personality that inspires, and many of her pupils return to her after studying with 
artists elsewhere. 

Francis C. Chapman 

JfyiR. CHAPMAN began his musical training at an early age under 
[4jj the tutelage of Prof. Tusing, of Mansfield, Ohio, and since that 
time has been a diligent student. In September, 1902, he entered 
Findlay College Conservatory, graduated in June, 1907. The late Prof. 
Wineland said of him, " Mr. Chapman is one of the best equipped musi- 
cians that has graduated from my department." After a concert tour 
through all the Eastern States, he resumed his studies with Prof. Otto 
Sands of Toledo, Ohio, (a pupil of Wehelmj and Joachim, of Berlin, 
Germany). Prof. Sands said, "Mr. Chapman has an intelligent compre- 
hension of music and a brilliant execution." Later taking up his studies 
under the world-renowned Violinist, Prof. Yonk of Detroit, Mich. Prof. 

Yonk said, " Mr. Chapman is a musican of unusual ability, 
noted Belgium Violinist, Ovide Musin of New York City. 

Later taking up special work with the 

Miss Ruth Easley 

HE CONSERVATORY is glad to announce, that it has se- 
cured Miss Ruth Easley, a member of this year's class, to fill 
the vacancy caused by the resignation of our efficient and 
valuable piano assistant, Miss Hazel Reese. 

Miss Easley has made a special and careful study of music 
for a number of years, and she is not only a very brilliant and ar- 
tistic performer at the piano, but has had a goodly experience and 
training as a teacher of piano as well. And we know that with her 
work, the Conservatory will be able to offer to the patrons and stu- 
dents, teaching for the beginners and others, that is up to the high 
standard of efficiency and musical value that has long since been 
established by this department of the Conservatory. 




Courses of Study 


HE CONSERVATORY offers the following courses : 
Course for the Piano. 
Course for the Organ. 

III. Course for the Voice. 

IV. Course for the Violin and stringed instruments. 

V. Course in Theory, including Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue, Form, Anal- 
ysis, Composition, and Musical History. 

VI. Course in Public and High School Music, which aims to prepare the stu- 
dent to supervise the teaching of music in our Grades and High Schools. 

Aside from the Special courses, the Conservatory offers two General courses of instruction : the 
Course leading to a Diploma, and the Teacher's Course. 

A diploma will be granted to anyone who has completed the course 
in Piano, Voice, Organ or Violin, and Theory. The student must have 
the course in Theory, which comprises three years of two lessons per 
week and one year's History of Music, and give a recital of artistic mer- 

!it during the senior year in order to receive a diploma in Voice or any 
I J instrument. 

The degree, Bachelor of Music, is granted to those, who, in addi- 
tion to the above, have received a diploma from the Academy of the 
College, or from a first class High School. 

The Conservatory will grant a Teacher's Certificate to those who complete the Teacher's Course. 
This certificate may be secured by a student in Voice, Piano, Organ or Violin, the requirements being 
the same as in the Diploma Course, with the exception of the recital, and there will be two year's 
Theory instead of three. 

A Certificate in Public School Music, will be granted to those in addition to holding a diploma from 
a first class High School or the Academy of the college, has completed the course in Public and High 
School Music, as prescribed by the Conservatory. 

The student must have the full course in Haimonj', and enough of Counterpoint, Form, Analysis, 
and Composition so as to be able to write suitable and musical melodies, two or three part songs 
which are practical for voices in the Grades and also for part for those in the High Schcol; the tegu- 
lar work in Solfeggio and Ear Training ;one year's work in the History of Music; must be able to play 
compositions of at least the Fourth grade on the piano ; must have at least two years work in Voice 
at two lessons per week, or more than two years if necessary, until the student is able to sing intelli- 
gently an 1 in i3::illy showing an artistic and broad grasp of the inter- 
pretation cf the selections used. 

And in addition to the above, the student will be required to take 
the course in " Child Study and Elementary Psychology" as prescried in 
*he regular course of the college. Durirg the 'est two t< ims of the course 
the student will be expected to visit the public schools of Findlay and 
observe the work as done in actual praciice. 




Modes of Instruction 

DN ALL DEPARTMENTS of the Conservatory, excepting the Theory work, the student is given 
private instruction, thus insuring accuracy. The methods used are the latest and most intelligent 
that the profession has to offer. The Conservatory has no one method, but takes from the vast 
store-house of different up-to-date methods the one thing, or as many as may be required, that will 
brine the desired result and advancement of the individual student in question. 

Artists' Recitals 

HE CONSERVATORY aims to give the student as broad and practical a musical education as 
is possible. And as a means of advancing the musical taste and developing the faculty of hear- 


..._ently it has, for a number of years, conducted a series of Artists' Recitals— four per 
school year. In this way the student is given the opportunity of hearing the best in the art which he 
or she has chosen. 

Among the pianists who have appeared in Recitals are: Theodore Bohlman, Hans Richard, Hel- 
ena Lewyn," Mrs. MaudT. Doolittle, Wm. H. Sherwood, E. B. Perry, Paolo Martuci and others. Among 
the Vocalists are Dr. Carl Dufft, Mrs. Werner-West, Mrs. Caroline Hudson-Alexander(two engage- 
ments), Frank Croxton, Alma Beck, Enrico Palmetto, and J. W. Nichols. Violinists were Luigi Von 
Kunits, Henri Em and Emil Stuermer. As Ensemble numbers, we have had the Frank Croxton Mixed 
Quartette and the Pasmore Trio. 

During the last school year, our Artist Course consisted of Cecil Fanning, Baritone with his ac- 
companist H. B. Turpin; Miss Myrtle Elvyn, Pianiste; Madam Whyland, Soprano, the Zoellner String 
Quartette; Mr. Howard Barnum, Violinist with Mrs. Bamum, Pianiste; Mr. Enrico Aresoni, Tenor, and 
Martin Bruhl, Pianiste. 

For the Artist Course of 1914-15, the Conservatory offers one of the strongest yet secured, con- 
sisting of Madam Jenny Dufau, Soprano of the Chicago-Philadelphia Grand Opera Co.; a return en- 
gagement by the celebrated pianiste, My. tie Elvyn; a joint recital by Chas. Edward Clark, Baritone 
and Madge Miller, Contralto; and Hugo Kortschak, Violinist. 

Faculty Recitals 

URING EACH TERM of the school year the Conservatory Faculty will give a recital. These 
recitals will be for the students and also the public, but will have as the aim the education 
and development of the highest in the art. Each recital will deal with a certain school and 
period in the history of music, being prefaced by an explanatory talk. A small admission fee will 
be charged the public, the student's ticket being included in their Artist's Fee. 


Student Recitals 

WW LL CONSERVATORY STUDENTS are required to attend the private recitals given every 
|pj two weeks, and are expected to perform when requested by the teachers. 



Public Recitals 

NCE EACH TERM the Conservatory students give a public recital in the College Chapel, to 
which all who are interested are invited. These recitals develope in the student freedom and 
self-confidence in appearing before the public. 

Ladies Glee Club 

OHIS IS a body of singers, that will be selected from the ladies of the conservatory and also from 
students of the other departments of the college whose ability to read and whose quality and 
use of their voices will permit them to belong. 

College Glee Club 

nTHlS IS abody of singers and entertainers selected from the young men of the conservatory and 
college, which has as its aim the use of the very best in giving to an audience an entertainment 
of musical and varied numbers. These Glee Clubs will be under the supervision of the Director 
of the Conservatory and they will have their own officers and managers. 


IP^BjLL LADY STUDENTS from a distance can secure board and room at the College Doimitory. 
Fmk\ The gentlemen may secure board at the Dormitory, but will iccm in piivate kmes. Price of 
board, $2.25 to #2.50. Practice pianos can be secured at the College Building. 




Rules and Regulations 

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[rSllUPILS ARE URGED to be present at the beginning of each term. 
'LJpj All pupils must personally enroll -with the Director. 

Excuses for lessons missed will not be granted by the individual teccher, Lit by the Conserva- 
tory Faculty. 

No lessons missed by pupils will be made up except in case of sicknes?, when more than two 
lesson in succession, are missed, in which case the loss will be>hared equally by the Conservatory and 

Lessons occuring on National holidays will not be made up. 

Pupils are required to pay theirtuition to the Secretary of the Col- 
lege strictly in advance, end no lessons will be given until lui tion ispaid. 

Pupils will not be permitted to take part in any public program 
without the consent of the Conservatory Faculty. 

Every music student is expected to attend all concerts given 
under the auspices of the Conservatory or College. 

All music students are expected to attend the regular Student! 
Recitals, ar.d to take part in them whenever so assigned. 

When students stop work before the term is completed, the money for the lessons thus missed 
will not be refunded. 

All Voice pupils are expected to be members of the Vocal Sight Heading Uass. 

Students may enroll at any time, but for not less than a period of ten weeks. 

Lessons missed at the beginning of anew term by students who have been in the Conservatory 
in the preceeding term will not be made up. # . 

All pupils of assistant teachers must have at least one year s work with the Principal of the De- 
partment from which they wish to graduate in addition to the regular work with the assistant teacher. 

The Conservatory Library of Music 

DO FACIL1ATE the work of the Department of Music, there has been added to its advantages a 
library of music which embraces all the technical studies for the piano, progressive studies, selec. 
tions comprising all grades, sonatinas, sonatas, and concertos. 
The music will be loaned at the nominal fee of seventy-five cents 
per quarter in each department. 

For those not desiring to use the Library of Music, the music will 
be supplied by the teacher at reduced rates. 

All music thus secured will be settled for at end of term. 


In which all the students participati 

Enrollment and Artist's Fee 

WW LL STUDENTS enroll with the Director and pay their tuition in advance at the College Office. 
BbJ Each student, at the time of enrollment, will pay the Director fifty cents, known as " Artist's 

Fee. " in return for which the student receives one ticket admitting the student and one other 
person to hoth the Faculty and Artist Recitals. 



OR ANY INFORMATION concerning the work more in detail, address, 
Mr. Guy C. Latchaw, Director, 


Mr. A. O. Hamilton, Secretary, 

Findlay, Ohio 



HE ENROLLMENT for the school year of 191 3-'l4 in all departments of the Conservatory num. 
bered 188 with an average enrollment for each term of 127. 




Piano rent, four hours each day $ 6.00 

Piano rent, three hours each day 4 -50 

Piano rent, two hours each day 3.50 

Piano rent, one hour each day 

Piano furnished in city 

Organ rent, one hour each day 


Piano, two lessons per week(one-half hour) $16.00 

Piano, one lesson per week (one-half hour) 8.50 

Voice, two lessons per week (one-half hour) 15.00 

Voice one lesson per week(one-half hour) 7.50 

Voice, special lessons, per lesson 1-00 

Musical History, one lesson per week in class 

1st. and 2nd. term 3.00 

Musical History, two lessons per week in class 

3rd. and 4th. term 6-00 

Harmony, Counterpoint, two lessons per week in class. .6.00 


Piano, two lessons per week (one-half hour) $16.00 

Piano, one lesson per week(one-half hour) 8.50 

Piano, special lessons per lesson 

Symphony Class, per term 



Piano, two lessons per week[one-half hour] $10.00 

Piano, one lesson per week[one-half hour] 5.00 

To the tuition as given below, each student must add 
the Fifty "Artist Fee" for each Term, which is payable to 
the Director when enrolling. 

Violin, Viola, Cello, and String Bass 
Two lessons per week, by year in advance(45 min.). $55.00 

Two lessons per Week, Term [45 min.] 17.00 

One lesson per week, [45 min.] 8.50 

The above rates include two Orchestral and Sight Reading 
classes and one Violin Ensemble or Virtuoso Class weekly. 

Two lessons per week, [one-half hour] $15.00 

One lesson per week, [one half hour] 7.50 

Class lessons in class of two or more 

Two lessons per week, [45 minutes] $10.00 

One lesson per week, [45 minutes] 5.00 

Flute, Clarinet, Cornet, Trombone, Drum, etc. 
Two lessons per week, Year in advance [45 min.] $50.00 

Two lessons per week. Term [45 min] 15.00 

One lessons per week, [One-half hour] 7.5) 



Some Conservatory Programs 


Ninth Faculty Recital 

NOVEMBER 4, 1913 

Sonata No. 1 . - Handel 

Berceuse Et Priere 

Mr. Chapman 


Allegro Deciso 
Largo Assai 

Allegro (Giga) 

o Mr. Chapman 

Mazourka De Caracterisque - - Wieniawski 
Mr. Chapman 

The Wind Speaks 

It was a Lover and His Lass 

Mr. Guy C. Latchaw 

Ninth Concerto— Op. 104 
Allegro Maestoso 


Ch de Bcriot 

Only a Rose - - - Lulu Jones Downing 

Apparition - - - Lulu Jones Downing 

' Mr. Guy C. Latchaw 


Finale Allegro 

Mr. Chapman 

Melody for " G " String - Fiotillo 
Slumber Song - Weitzcl 

o Miss Hazel Reese at the piano 
" Mrs. J. J. Jelley at the piano 

Tenth Faculty Recital 

G. C. LATCH AW. J&MMA.RMltfjGlB.'LATCH A W Soprano 

Duet " What have I to do with thee?" (Elijah) Mendelssohn 
Baritone Solo " Oh! Cruel Fortune" (Ernani) Verdi 

Soprano Solos, 

A Lover in Damascus - - Woodford -Finden 

"Far Across the Desert Sands" 
"How Many a Lonely -Caravan" 
"If in the Great Bazars" 

Songs from Manuscript of Miss Inez Cusac 

Baritone, Ballad-"Sir Hugh and the Mermaiden" (Bacon) 

"In Visionshire" (Robinson) 

Soprano, "The Pipes of Pan" (Fanning) 

Baritone Solos, 

Ballad "Henry the Fowler" - - - Loewe 

"The Fool of Thule" 

Soprano Solos, 

"Oh, Tell Me, Nightingale" 
"The Silver Ring" 

"Chansom ProvencaJe 

Baritone Solo?, 

"A Song of Waiting" 

"A Tragic Tale" 








Soprano Solos, 

"A Forest Song" .... Whelpley 

"The Seasons" - - - MacFadyen 

Duet, "Here atH^y Wet/a ^^pliant (if Trovatore) Verdi 

Eleventh Faculty Recital 

APRIL 17, 1914 

Spanish Tauze - -(two pianos) - . Dvorak. 

Mrs. Jelley Mr. Latchaw 

Prelude - - . . Dehussy 

Butterfly .... Laoallee 

Erlkiug .--. Schubert-Liszt 

Miss Reese 
Hungarian Dance - (two pianos) - Brahms 

Roulate - (two pianos) - - Duoernoy 

Adagio - (From Concert in A Miuor) - Greig 

Mrs. Jelley 

Barcarolle in A Minor - - Rubinstein 

March Militaire - - - Schubert-Liszt 

Miss Reese 

Scherzando - (From Concert in G Minor) Saint-Saens 

Mrs. Jelley 
Carnivalesque - (two pianos) - Chaminade 


Recit. "Open Unto Me the Gates of Righteousness" 

Aria. "I Will Extol Thee"— " Costa 

Die Blauen Fruehlingsaugen 
Der Neugierige 
Der Wanderer 





Far From My Love I Languish Old Italian 

Surrender Old Polish 

The Rag-Picker's Bride ° ld French 

Should He Upbraid ° ld En g lish 

"Ah! I Would Linger"— (Romeo and Juliet) Gounod 



Saint-Saen s 

O Darling Mother 

Sunshine Song 

Why Stay Alone 

Oft Have I Seen Dell' Aequo 

c \v/ i • - Woodman 

Spring Waking - - 

Cloister Roses " Macfarlane 


May-Day Morn 


Senior Recital 


Conceito in E minor. Op. I 
Last Movement 

Orc-hrstral parts on secon 

Prelude in B Minor 
Etude. Op. 10. No 8 
Etude. Op. 25. No. 7 
Waltz in A flat 
Etude. Op. 10. No. 12 

Suite .... 



Danse Norwrgienne 



I-a Campanella-— (Silver Bell) 

Miss I ottie \X'i 


Die Ohen 

- Mac Dowell 


Paganini Liszt 



Recit. "And God said, Let the Earth" 
Air. "With Verdure Clad" Creation 

Impromptu in A flat 
Waltz in E Minor 

Ariadne's Lament 
A Song of Sunshine 

Lotus Land 

Faith in Spring 
A Dream 
The Gardener 

Hark, Hark, the Lark 
Intermezzo. Octave Etude 

The Lark now leave his Wat' 
A Gift of Spring 
A Song of Joy 



Arthur Coquard 

Goring Thomas 


Cyril Scott 








Public Student Recital 

FEBRUARY 18. 1914 

Overture, Arr. for Eight Hands, Two Pianos, 

"Barber of Seville" Rossini 

Lottie Walters Nellie Gassman 

Hazel Miller Kenneth Ketchum 

Piano, "Fairy Echo' 
Piano, "Dawn" 
Vocal, "Shena Van 

Dorothy Bright 

Ruth Fox 

Grace Grove 

Violin, "Concert Mazurka" 

Earl Karg 

Piano, "Etude in F Major" 

Ruth Easley 

Vocal, "Were My Song With Wings Provided' 
"Marchioness, your Dancing" 
Florence Ritchey 







Baritone,"Grand Fantasie" (Scenes that are Brightest) Round 
Carl Summers 

Piano, "Octavo Etude 

Ruth Poet; 

Vocal, "Calm as the Night" 
"My Star" 

Marie Bair 

Piano, "Etude de Concert" 

Lottie Walters 

Vocal "Unmindful of the Roses" 

Katherine Hull 

Violin, "Scene de Ballet" 

Herbert Mertz 



Coleridge- Taylor 



of the Class of 1915 

assisted by 
Ruth Pocta, Pianisle 

Allegro Brillant Op. 19 

A. La Hongroise 
Slumber Song 
Mazurka de Concert 

Danse Negre 

Sextet from Lucia for Left Hand 

Legende - Op. 314; No. 7 

Berceuse et Priere 
Souvenir de Posen 

Rhapsodie Hongroise 
Scene de Ballet 

No. 6 
Op. 100 


Cyril Scotl 






Available for Concerts 

Prof. Guy C. Latchaw, Baritone, is available for Vocal Recitals or Musicals. Special programs 
for Travel Class, or Shakespeare Clubs. Also Mr. Guy C. Latchaw, Baritone, and Mrs. Guy C. Latchaw 
Soprano, are available in Joint-Recitals and Oratorio. 

Mrs. J. J. Jelley can be secured for Piano Recitals or Accompaniment. 
Miss Ruth Easley can be secured for Piano Recitals or Accompaniment. 
Prof. F. C. Chapman's Orchestra is well prepared for Concert and Commencement work. 
The above may be secured individually or jointly.^ Press Notices and reference supplied 
upon request. For terms and particulars address 

Prof. G. C. Latchaw or A. O. Ha